KUALA LUMPUR – The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, today presented federal awards to 242 people who were conferred the awards in conjunction with His Majesty’s birthday.
The Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tuanku Hajah Haminah, was also present at the investiture at the Istana Negara, here.
Heading the list of recipients was Gan Seng alias Gan Tiong Seng, Kapar MCA division vice-chairman, who received the Johan Setia Mahkota (JSM) award, followed by Kelantan Deputy Police Chief, Datuk Mazlan Lazim.
Others who also received the JSM award were Director of Security and Counter-Intelligence Division, Defence Ministry, Brig. Gen. Mohd Zahar Hashim; Commander of Materials, the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) in Lumut, Perak, First Admiral Muhd Sakaff A Manaf and Senior Director, International Trade and Industry Ministry, Mohamed Shahabar Abdul Kareem.
Meanwhile, 42 individuals received the Kesatria Mangku Negara (KMN) award, 64 individuals received the Ahli Mangku Negara (AMN) award and 130 received the Pingat Pangkuan Negara (PPN). – BERNAMA